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Berlin Wall Art Piece Returns to Suwanee Town Center Park

Berlin Wall Art Piece Returns to Suwanee Town Center Park

A piece of history has made its way back to Suwanee for good! A 12-foot-tall, 7,000-pound, authenticated piece of the Berlin Wall will now be prominently displayed in Town Center Park. The wall, which once separated East Germany and West Berlin, was generously donated to the city by Friends Suwanee Grill proprietors Ray Stanjevich and

Sip Happens Brings Unique Wine Experience to Suwanee

Located on Lawrenceville- Suwanee Rd., nearly adjacent to Suwanee Town Center, Sip Happens opened its doors to the community this summer. The wine boutique was created purely from the joy that comes with finding and sharing a bottle of something delicious with friends. The retail wine bottle shop offers weekly tastings and a monthly wine

Infinite Energy Center Announces Expansion Plans

From the Atlanta Gladiators and the Lion King to popular music artists like Justin Timberlake, U2, Tim McGraw, Taylor Swift and more, it is no surprise that the Infinite Energy Center is at its peak of popularity. That’s why the new $2.59 million contract to expand and improve the arena should come as no surprise.

Mitsubishi Electric Classic Raises Over $2M for Community

The Mitsubishi Electric Classic is an official event of the PGA Tour that allows golfers from around the area to raise money for local charities like Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta and Special Needs Schools of Gwinnett. It is a yearly fundraising event in Duluth, Georgia that took place this year on April 9th through the

Teen Volunteers Honored

4,200 hours of service, the equivalent of $104,759- that is what teen volunteers donated to Northeast Georgia Medical Center’s hospitals in Gainesville, Braselton, and Barrow in the 2018 fiscal year. In honor of these teens’ selfless donations, The Medical Center Auxiliary hosted an appreciation dinner in July at The Venue at Friendship Springs to thank

North Gwinnett Alum Finishes in Top 8 in Boston Marathon

This year’s Boston Marathon featured the first American woman winner since 1985, with six other American women finishing in the top eight. One of these women was Gwinnett County native and North Gwinnett alum, Nicole Dimercurio. Pushing through wind gusts estimated at up to 45 miles per hour and temperatures ranging from the upper 30s

Suwanee Elementary School Welcomes New Principals

Suwanee Elementary School is excited to welcome Mary Taylor as principal, along with new Assistant Principal Halima Gray.  Taylor and Gray join Assistant Principal Jeremy Nix in Administration (Nix joined Suwanee Elementary last year). Taylor began her career in Gwinnett County in 2003, when she became a teacher at Creekland Middle School. She later became

The Fresh Market Experience at Suwanee Wine Fest

The Fresh Market Suwanee prides itself on sourcing and partnering with local businesses to deliver better, fresher products while also making a positive impact on the local economy. They have been actively involved in supporting the Suwanee community, including being a proud sponsor of Suwanee Wine Fest. By: Angela Veugeler    On November 3rd in

Q&A with Collins Hill and Peachtree Ridge Football Coaches

We talked to head coaches of Collins Hill and Peachtree Ridge High Schools on What to Expect from their teams this season.  Interviews by Lizzy Kidney Q&A WITH 2018 COLLINS HILL EAGLES HEAD COACH Coach Lenny Gregory  The former Centennial High School coach made his way back to Gwinnett County as the Collins Hill head

The Famous Toastery: Toast of the Town

The Famous Toastery, recently named one of CNBC’s “6 hot restaurant franchises to watch,” has taken the city of Suwanee by storm. From its healthy (and not-so-healthy) menu items to its upbeat atmosphere, this brunch spot is sure to provide a dining experience the whole family will love. Story By: Lizzy Kidney What started as

Suwanee’s Fourth of July Events Roundup

Looking for something to do on the Fourth? Check-out our list of best places to celebrate in and around Suwanee!  Stone Mountain Fantastic Fourth Celebration Join Stone Mountain Park for a seven-day Independence Day celebration beginning July 1. First, enjoy the park’s regular daytime attractions and then stick around into the evening for the Lasershow

Best Taco and Margarita in Suwanee

Last year Suwanee Magazine took on the challenge to find the Best Burger in Suwanee. This year we continued our foodie adventure and tasked ourselves with finding Suwanee’s Best Taco.  By: Lizzy Kidney | Photos by Karl Lamb But the search didn’t stop there! We took the contest one step further and asked ourselves, “What

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